The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 62 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 56 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.19% 2.36% 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.28% 16.82% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 55
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
324 214 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.43% 14.02% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 256 198 274
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 92 (80.70%) .NET
2 73 (64.04%) C#
3 63 (55.26%) HTML
4 45 (39.47%) SQL
4 45 (39.47%) SQL Server
5 43 (37.72%) Java
6 42 (36.84%) C++
6 42 (36.84%) CSS
6 42 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 42 (36.84%) Degree
7 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
8 36 (31.58%) OO
8 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (28.95%) .NET Framework
10 31 (27.19%) Computer Science
11 29 (25.44%) Microsoft
12 28 (24.56%) SaaS
13 27 (23.68%) Marketing
13 27 (23.68%) User Experience
14 26 (22.81%) MVC
15 25 (21.93%) WCF
15 25 (21.93%) Atlassian
15 25 (21.93%) Confluence
16 23 (20.18%) WPF
16 23 (20.18%) C
17 21 (18.42%) XML
18 20 (17.54%) JavaScript
18 20 (17.54%) Windows
18 20 (17.54%) Scrum
18 20 (17.54%) Multithreading

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (21.93%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.75%) Drupal
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.75%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.88%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.56%) SaaS
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) NFC
1 6 (5.26%) SMPP
1 6 (5.26%) SMS
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) DNS
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
3 1 (0.88%) SNMP
3 1 (0.88%) LDAP
3 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (3.51%) DB2
5 4 (3.51%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (14.91%) NUnit
3 9 (7.89%) MSTest
4 8 (7.02%) Selenium
5 7 (6.14%) Mercurial
6 6 (5.26%) WiX
6 6 (5.26%) MSBuild
6 6 (5.26%) NuGet
6 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.26%) JIRA
6 6 (5.26%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.39%) Moq
7 5 (4.39%) Ranorex
8 4 (3.51%) JUnit
9 3 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.75%) GoogleTest
10 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (23.68%) Marketing
2 10 (8.77%) Finance
3 9 (7.89%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Publishing
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) .NET Developer
3 29 (25.44%) C# Developer
4 25 (21.93%) Author
4 25 (21.93%) Technical Author
5 22 (19.30%) Software Engineer
5 22 (19.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.91%) Graduate
7 14 (12.28%) Software Developer
8 12 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Web Developer
10 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.89%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (7.02%) Tester
12 7 (6.14%) C++ Developer
12 7 (6.14%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
14 5 (4.39%) Junior
14 5 (4.39%) Software Tester
14 5 (4.39%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (80.70%) .NET
2 63 (55.26%) HTML
3 42 (36.84%) CSS
4 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 33 (28.95%) .NET Framework
6 25 (21.93%) WCF
7 23 (20.18%) WPF
8 21 (18.42%) XML
9 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (12.28%) ADO.NET
10 14 (12.28%) HTML5
11 13 (11.40%) STL
12 11 (9.65%) Ajax
13 10 (8.77%) LINQ
14 9 (7.89%) MFC
15 8 (7.02%) jQuery
15 8 (7.02%) XSLT
16 7 (6.14%) CSS3
17 6 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (5.26%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) Computer Science
2 27 (23.68%) User Experience
3 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (12.28%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.63%) iPhone
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.75%) Kindle
7 2 (1.75%) Photography
7 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.75%) DTV
8 1 (0.88%) iDTV
8 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.88%) BBC
8 1 (0.88%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Android
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Phone
3 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 36 (31.58%) OO
2 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.81%) MVC
4 20 (17.54%) Scrum
4 20 (17.54%) Multithreading
5 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.40%) OOP
7 11 (9.65%) MVVM
7 11 (9.65%) Web Development
8 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.89%) TDD
10 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.26%) Manual Testing
11 6 (5.26%) Time Management
12 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.51%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.51%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.51%) Algorithmic Trading
13 3 (2.63%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.04%) C#
2 45 (39.47%) SQL
3 43 (37.72%) Java
4 42 (36.84%) C++
5 23 (20.18%) C
6 20 (17.54%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.16%) VB.NET
8 13 (11.40%) PHP
9 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
10 10 (8.77%) Perl
11 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
12 8 (7.02%) VBA
13 6 (5.26%) XAML
14 5 (4.39%) VB
14 5 (4.39%) Python
15 4 (3.51%) C++/CLI
16 3 (2.63%) Scala
17 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.26%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.93%) Atlassian
3 8 (7.02%) Adobe
4 7 (6.14%) Telerik
5 6 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.39%) Epiphany
6 5 (4.39%) Red Gate
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle
8 3 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (1.75%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) VMware
10 1 (0.88%) Perforce
10 1 (0.88%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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